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Kidney cancer

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Advanced Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that arises from the cells of the kidney. Another name for kidney cancer is “renal cell carcinoma”. The most common type of kidney cancer is “clear cell carcinoma”.

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Localised Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that arises from the cells of the kidney. Another name for kidney cancer is “renal cell carcinoma”. The most common type of kidney cancer is “clear cell carcinoma”.

Read more on Kidney Health Australia website

Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma; RCC) | myVMC

Kidney cancer, or renal cell cancer (RCC), originates from the cells of the outer layer of the kidney, the renal cortex

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Kidney cancer - Cancer Council Australia

Find out information about kidney cancer, including incidence and mortality, screening, symptoms and diagnosis, causes, prevention, treatment and prognosis.

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Types of Kidney Cancer | myVMC

There are many types of renal (kidney) cell cancers (RCCs). Each type of tumour is derived from a different cell type within the kidney and has its own distinct characteristics.

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Kidney Cancer (Renal Cancer) | myVMC

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common form of cancer that originates in the kidney. It occurs due to the mutation of cells in the kdiney's filtering system.

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Renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) treatment information | myVMC

Kidney cancer or renal cell carcinoma can be treated with nephrectomy (surgical kidney removal), chemotherapy and targeted cancer therapy.

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Kidney Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Kidney cancers affect the organs that process waste from the blood in the body and produce urine. Learn more about causes and treatments with CanTeen.

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Kidney cancer | Kidney Health Australia

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Kidney cancer | Kidney Health Australia

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